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Name Nimmons, Ralph Wilson Jr.
City Jacksonville
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nimmons, Ralph Wilson Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nimmons, Ralph Wilson Jr.
Born September 14, 1938, in Dallas, TX
Died November 24, 2003, in Jacksonville, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on May 23, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1991, and received commission on July 2, 1991. Service terminated on November 24, 2003, due to death.

Education:
University of Florida, B.A., 1960
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1963-1965, 1973-1977
Assistant public defender, Jacksonville, Florida, 1965-1969
Assistant state attorney, Florida, 1969-1971
Assistant city general counsel, Jacksonville, Florida, 1971-1973
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1977-1983
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, First District, 1983-1991

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, September 17, 1980; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) DR-FL-0002 : American Association of People With Disabilities v. Harris
EE-FL-0133 : United States v. Winter Haven
EE-FL-0157 : Dorman v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.


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